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Oil Kings Acquire Draft Pick in Exchange for McGrath

May 10, 2016 - EDMONTON, ALTA. - The Edmonton Oil Kings have acquired a conditional 7th round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft from the Everett Silvertips in exchange for listed goaltender Austin McGrath, general manager Randy Hansch announced. The 6'1", 180-pound Lloydminster, AB native split the past season between the Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL) and the Lloydminster Bobcats (AMHL) "Austin had a productive year and is a solid individual," said Hansch. "But with the number of bodies we have in that position we've had to make som... Full Story

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Oil Kings Acquire Draft Pick in Exchange for Lee

May 9, 2016 - EDMONTON, ALTA. - The Edmonton Oil Kings traded goaltender Payton Lee to the Kootenay Ice in exchange for a conditional 6th round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft, general manager Randy Hansch announced. The 6'1", 191-pound Lee played in 28 games with the Oil Kings this season, registering a 9-15-2-0 record, with a 3.36 GAA and a .882 save percentage. Lee also appeared in all six post-season games in 2016 with Edmonton going 2-4 with a 4.03 GAA and .902 save percentage. "We really appreciate the hard work and dedicati... Full Story

Oil Kings Sign Murray

April 22, 2016 - EDMONTON, AB - Edmonton Oil Kings General Manager Randy Hansch announced today the team has signed 2014 Bantam Draft selection and Sherwood Park native Davis Murray to a standard Western Hockey League player contract. Murray was selected by the Oil Kings in the 6th round (117th overall) at the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft. The centre spent the 2015-16 season with the Sherwood Park Kings Midget AAA squad, where he appeared in 32 games collecting 11 points (7G,4A) and 76 PIM. Murray also played in two games for the Sherwood Park C... Full Story

Beef sign former Northwest Missouri State Standout Rod Williams

April 7, 2016 - Omaha, NE - The Beef announce today that they have signed former Northwest Missouri State standout Rod Williams to its roster. Williams, a Grandview, MO native, is a 2012 graduate of Northwest Missouri State where he played left tackle with the Bearcats from 2009 thru 2012. In 2009, Williams helped anchor an offensive unit that scored a program record 632 points and paved the way for the nation's second-highest scoring offense (42.13 ppg). Northwest ranked sixth in the nation in total offense (474.27 ypg) and eighth in pa... Full Story

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